Peanut Butter Almond Cookies

If you’ve been following the recipes here for a while, then you know that I’m eternally looking for new ways to use the dregs of making my own almond milk.  I use the pulpy meal in veggie-pâté, in macaroons, in veggie-burger, in bread and all manner of baked goods. This is yet another one of…

Oatmeal Date Cookies (Vegan)

This is basically the recipe for oatmeal and raisin cookies without the raisins and with the cinnamon scaled back a notch.  And then enter lots of dates and coconut because that’s what was staring me in the face when I opened the pantry.  Besides: is there anything better than cookies and herbal tea for breakfast…

Cherry Chocolate Macaroons

I’m always looking for new ways to use the strained dregs of my home-made almond milk.  This was a really successful kitchen experiment, particularly if you like a chewy macaroon without too much sweetness.  The subtle flavour of the almond and coconut really shine while the chocolate and dried cherries add an irresistible decadence.  They’re…

Banana-Date-Pinto Bean Cookies (don’t knock’em ’til you try’em)

While I haven’t forgotten about the last installment of the articles on caffeine-containing herbs, I have had to temporarily put it on hold in order to prepare the cooking classes that I’ve been giving in the local community of late. This week’s class is on cooking with beans, above and beyond the pea soup and…